The Indian Rhino is one of the five remaining rhinoceros species that lives in Nepal, Bhutan and Asam of India. The area of it’s residence is limited in the meadows and forests at the foot of the Himalayas. It runs at a speed of up to 40 km per hour for short periods of time and is also an excellent swimmer. It has good senses of hearing and smell but has relatively poor eyesight. In size, the Indian Rhinoceros resembles the African white rhino, while its weight ranges from 2,200 to 3,000 pounds. The Indian Rhinos has a horn which appears at the age of 6 years. Today live less than 2,500 Indian Rhinos and is still at high risk of extinction.
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